ENLISTED
ENLISTED

DENTAL ASSISTANT

HELPING WITH ORAL CARE

4Y0X1

Airmen and their families are posted around the world, and they all receive top-notch dental care. Working alongside dentists, Air Force Dental Assistants help provide patient care in every procedure. Responsible for aiding in every part of the practice from simple exams and taking x-rays to assisting in oral surgery, these specialists ensure that patients remain healthy and comfortable at all times.

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY

  • MINIMUM EDUCATION

    A High School Senior (age 17 or older)*, High school diploma, a GED, or 15 college semester hours

    *High School Students may start their application as early as the end of their junior year.

  • ASVAB SCORE REQUIREMENTS

    44 General (G)

  • QUALIFICATIONS

    • Knowledge of oral and dental anatomy
    • Completion of a minimum two-year American Dental Association–accredited degree awarding Dental Hygiene program
    • Normal color vision
    • Minimum age of 18 years prior to entry into technical training
    • Completion of 7.5 weeks of Basic Military Training
    • Must be between the ages of 17 and 42
TRAINING & EDUCATION

TRAINING & EDUCATION

How do we transform you from a raw recruit to an expert Airman in this field? From hands-on experience to college credit toward a degree, the path begins here.

  • BASIC MILITARY TRAINING

    7.5 weeks

  • TECHNICAL TRAINING

    48 days

  • TECH SCHOOL LOCATION

    Ft Sam Houston TX

  • STATUS UPON COMPLETION

    Enlisted Airman with credits earned towards Dental Assisting

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